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prolapse

Pathol
the sinking or falling down of an organ or part, esp the womb

prolapse

[′prō‚laps]
(medicine)
The falling or sinking down of a part or organ.
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In the 5 birds with oviductal prolapse (cases 5, 7, 9, 12, and 14), all prolapses occurred during the breeding season.
Prolapses distribution in terms of stage, population or POP-Q classification, is similar in our study compared to other studies in literature.[sup.9] Polypropylene meshes may therefore be more adapted than biological meshes, for which a failure rate of 41% is observed at 3 years follow-up.[sup.11]
The anterior vaginal wall is the most common site of initial pelvic organ prolapse. It is estimated that 80% of surgical repairs for vaginal wall prolapse involve the anterior compartment.
Pelvic organ prolapse, a condition in which the ligaments and muscles that suspend the vagina within the pelvic cavity weaken or break, is a frequent cause of urinary and fecal incontinence.
Thanks to its panoramic visualization, MRI allows an accurate study of the different components of the pelvic floor, and a dynamic evaluation while the patient is straining of urinating, to assess the degree of pelvic floor relaxation and organ prolapses, he said at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
Results: Among 168 women who met the inclusion criteria, 96 had anterior compartment prolapses, 20 had apical compartment prolapses, 16 had posterior compartment prolapses, and 36 women were asymptomatic.
In this case series, we describe the safety, feasibility, and outcomes of a modified form of a combined vaginal and laparoscopic approach, vaginally-assisted laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy (VALSH) for treating advanced uterovaginal prolapse.
The inclusion criteria were women more than 40 years with pelvic organ quantification III and IV (POP-Q) stage, and vault prolapse after hysterectomy.
There was no history of prolapse during previous two calvings.
The most common symptoms associated with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are related to urination.
Previous surgery for prolapse was reported by 48% of the patients and 25% were on thyroid hormone treatment.